Five myths about green energy

Every once in a while you can find an example of sensible journalism in the state-run media. Here’s one from the Washington Post on the Five Myths about green energy. The author, Robert Bryce, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute – not a WAPO employee. Still, these are not the types of articles usually found in the Washington Post. Kudos to them for publishing it.

According to Bryce, the five myths are:

  1. Solar and wind power are the greenest of them all.
  2. Going green will reduce our dependence on imports from unsavory regimes.
  3. A green American economy will create green American jobs.
  4. Electric cars will substantially reduce demand for oil.
  5. The United States lags behind other rich countries in going green.

Read the whole thing – he presents some strong arguments here.


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